I’ve said it before and I will say it again: Sleep is an important aspect of a survival situation and it’s still an underrated characteristic of many survival scenarios. Having a survival hammock in your bug out bag will help you get the needed rest to recover from a stressful situation. There are a few tips that can help you get a good night’s sleep if you are using a survival hammock.
Surviving in today’s modern times is becoming more and more difficult. Besides the natural hazards we are prepping for, we also have to pay attention to the human factor. Man-made threats seem to increase with every passing year and terrorist attacks and active shooter scenarios are present now more than ever. Surviving an active shooter scenario requires proper knowledge and people should know how to respond to such an attack.
It’s the time of the year when wild persimmons begin dropping in most places and it’s the perfect time to forage for these fall delicacies. If you want to enjoy wild persimmons this year, you would need to hurry as raccoons, deer, birds and pretty much every living creatures will be looking for these tasty delights.
If you plan on buying country property you must make sure there is an adequate supply of fresh, potable water before agreeing on a down payment. To find out if there’s water on your off-grid property there are a few things you should look into.
The ability to make a fire in the wilderness is undoubtedly one of most important survival skills that one can master. There are many ways to create a fire and your success depends greatly on the type of fuel sources you have available. The examples listed in this article will never fail you and are recommended for all type of survivalists.
We are used to swipe our credit cards every day and get the items we need. Today, we even use our phones to pay for the things we desire. However, in the event of a regional emergency, your credit cards will become useless for quite a while. This is why it’s important to keep cash in your bug out bag or on you at all times.
A world without fuel is a doomed world. Only a few will manage to survive without running a generator or any other useful gas-powered equipment. Having a gas cache will prove useful regardless the survival situation you need to overcome.
Over the past couple of years I’ve bought different types of survival gear, but this is actually the first time I’m doing a review for such an item. I decided to write this review after spending two weeks in the mountains and my Lifestraw would not produce anymore clean filtered water.
My family has been smoking meat ever since I can remember and their teachings have been passed on from one generation to another. If you are the type of person that hunts or have a small homestead which provides you with all the meat your family needs, smoking meat may be a useful hobby for you.
As a prepper, it is important to understand that hiding your supplies is different than caching them. These are two different tactics. A cache is a long-term investment meant to provide you with help when all other options fail. If you plan to have a cache as your backup plan there are a few caching strategies you need to learn before you start digging.
Those who stand out in a crowd will always be targeted during a crisis, especially if laws do not apply anymore. There are many survivalists out there prepared for a wide variety of disaster scenarios. Some of them plan to become a gray man when it hits the fan.
Whatever type of situation occurs to bring about a major disruption to our way of life, chances are it won’t be quite what we expected. The end of the world might not be as grim as described in modern fiction, but it will surely become a race for survival.
Wilderness survival depends on your wits and what you have in your kit. Time and again, you probably have heard stories involving people who faced severe challenges in the wilderness during a hike or trip. Sadly, a lot of these stories have tragic ends. However, if people keep a few essential items in their pouch, these tragedies can be interesting anecdotes instead.